Category Archives: DVD

This Ain’t No Mouse Music!

‘This Ain’t No Mouse Music!” is a feature length documentary made by Chris Simon and Maureen Gosling on Arhoolie Records boss – the legendary Chris¬†Strachwitz. Strachwitz has been described “as¬†a detective of sounds, an archaeologist of the deep American music, … Continue reading

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Trailer for Led Zeppelin 11 Reissue

Above is the new trailer for the forthcoming reissue of¬†Led Zeppelin’s second album ‘Led Zeppelin II’. The clip, which is soundtracked by the previously unreleased rough mix of “Whole Lotta Love”. New song “La La” will appear on the second … Continue reading

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Babe’s And Ricky’s Inn – A Real Blues Club!

This 90 minute documentary film ‘Babe‚Äôs and Ricky‚Äôs Inn’ directed by ¬†Ramin Niami¬†chronicles the last days of a juke joint and blues club situated in South Central Los Angeles. For 53 years, Laura Mae Gross (aka Mama Laura), who hailed … Continue reading

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Record Store Day 2014

Record Store Day¬†came into being in 2007 when over 700 independent records stores and outlets in the USA came together to celebrate their unique culture. The UK followed suit and 2014 will see the seventh celebration of the UK’s unique … Continue reading

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New Louis Jordan Biography

A brand new biography of the great Louis Jordan is out in paperback format on March 18th. Written by Stephen Koch, ‘Louis Jordan, Son Of Arkansas, Father of R&B’ is being published by The History Press. Louis Jordan is regarded … Continue reading

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John Mayall : On Tour With A New Album Due In May

The ‚ÄėGodfather of British Blues‚Äô John Mayall is eighty years young this year and to celebrate he has signed a new record deal with Forty Below Records who have just announced the release of a new album for May this … Continue reading

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Remembering Little Walter, featuring Billy Boy Arnold

On December 6th, 2012 five of the finest harmonica players on the blues scene –¬†Billy Boy Arnold,¬†Charlie Musselwhite,¬†Mark Hummel,¬†Sugar Ray Norcia,¬†and¬†James Harman¬†– gathered to pay tribute to Chicago bluesman Little Walter Jacobs. ¬† Blind Pig Records has just released another … Continue reading

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Record Store Day, UK – 2013 – Great 15 Minute Film

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Bear Family Presents…..The Sun Records Story

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The Sound Of Dobells – The British Record Shop Archive.

In August 2012 the British Record Shop Archive was set up online by Leon Parker to save the history of how we found, listened and bought music. For the last four years ‘Record Store Day’ have grabbed the media’s attention … Continue reading

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